CeQuInt – Certificate for Quality in Internationalisation

EURASHE is in the stakeholders’ group of the CeQuInt project on a Certificate for Quality in Internationalisation.

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The Certificate for Quality in Internationalisation or CeQuInt-project aims to assess, reward and enhance the internationalisation of higher education. It intends to do this first and foremost by developing a robust framework to assess the quality of internationalisation of higher education. The draft ofthis framework is tested in pilot procedures at programme, school and institutional level all across Europe. A Certificate will be awarded to programmes and institutions that have successfully incorporated an international and intercultural dimensions into the purpose, function and delivery of its education. Secondly, the project provides an online internationalisation platform to enhance the transparency of internationalisation practices of higher education. Here, good practices in internationalisation and the awarded Certificates, including assessment reports, will be published. In addition, the project contributes to the further convergence of quality assurance methodologies. The joint development of a methodology puts forward a consensus model to assess quality, in this case of internationalisation, and, in addition, fosters cross-border cooperation among quality assurance agencies.
Following are events related to the project:

CeQuInt conference: Assessing the Quality of Internationalisation
Paris (France), 26 Feb 2015 - 27 Feb 2015,
CeQuInt Stakeholders' Group meeting
Brussels (Belgium), 24 Nov 2014,
Following are the partners of the project, EURASHE is in the stakeholders’ group:

  • Academic Cooperation Association (ACA) - The Academic Cooperation Association (ACA) is a dynamic think tank in the area of international cooperation in higher education. Its goal is to promote innovation and internationalisation of European higher... Read more
  • Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) - The Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders NVAO was established by the Dutch and Flemish governments as an independent accreditation organisation tasked with providing an expert and objective assessment... Read more
  • Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (AQ Austria) - In 2012, the Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (AQ Austria) was established as an agency for quality assurance for Austrian higher education institutions on the basis of the... Read more
  • Agency for Science and Higher Education (ASHE) - The Croatian Agency for Science and Higher Education (ASHE) was modelled after the best European practices in quality assurance in science and higher education. Becoming a full member of ENQA... Read more
  • Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency (AQU Catalunya) - The Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency, AQU Catalunya, is the main instrument for the promotion and assurance of quality in the Catalan higher education system. The purpose of AQU Catalunya... Read more
  • Commission des Titres d’Ingénieurs (CTI) - CTI (Commission des Titres d’Ingénieur) is an independent body fully involved in the development of the European Higher Education Area, established by the French law in 1934. Its missions are... Read more
  • Evaluation Agency for Research and Higher Education (AERES) - As an independent administrative authority set up in 2007, the AERES is tasked with evaluating research and higher education institutions, research organisations, research units, higher education programmes and degrees and... Read more
  • Finnish Higher Education Evaluation Council (FINHEEC) - The Finnish Higher Education Evaluation Council (FINHEEC) is an independent expert body assisting universities, universities of applied sciences, and the Ministry of Education and Culture in matters relating to evaluation,... Read more
  • Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA) - FIBAA is a European, internationally oriented agency for quality assurance and quality development in higher education. We see ourselves as a partner for Higher Education Institutions and comparable education providers.... Read more
  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) - The Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) / German Academic Exchange Service is a private, publicly funded, self governing organization of higher education institutions in Germany. DAAD promotes international academic relations and... Read more
  • National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation (ANECA) - The National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation of Spain, ANECA, is a Foundation whose aim is to provide external quality assurance for the Spanish Higher Education System and to... Read more
  • Polish Accreditation Committee (PKA) - The Polish Accreditation Committee (PKA) was established on 1 January 2002 pursuant to art. 38, clause 1 of the Law on Higher Education of 12 September 1990 (OJ No. 65,... Read more
  • Slovenian Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (SQAA) - SQAA commenced its operations on 1 March 2010 after, on 28 February 2010, the Council for Higher Education of the Republic of Slovenia had ceased to work. SQAA encourages the... Read more
  • Zentrale Evaluations- und Akkreditierungsagentur (ZEvA) - Evaluation and accreditation in teaching and learning, higher education governance and management are ZEvA’s main fields of activity. Since 1995, we have also been active in the field of quality... Read more

    Following are some of the experts involved in the project:

  • Axel Aerden - Axel Aerden is senior international policy advisor at the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO). He contributes to NVAO’s international policy-making and assessment procedures with an international (cross-border)... Read more
  • Stefan Delplace - Stefan Delplace became the Secretary General of EURASHE in 2004, a position he occupied until 2014. He represented in the Bologna Follow-Up Group and several of its working and coordination... Read more
  • Alexandre Wipf - Alexandre Wipf is the previous policy and communications officer at EURASHE. Within the secretariat he was in charge of the implementation of quality assurance related activities (policy, projects, events, representation,... Read more